Blackboard had to cancel the work planned for the 26th of January. This work will now be carried out on 2nd February. Access to Blackboard should be considered at risk between 0100 GMT and 0400 GMT
Our Blackboard infrastructure will be upgraded Sunday 26th January 2014 between 1am and 4am GMT. During this period there will be service disruptions and Blackboard will not be available. This is a change to the previously advertised window of disruption … Continued
Blackboard is currently slow or unreachable. We’ve reached out to Blackboard for more information, and will update here when we know more. Access to Blackboard has been restored
The University has decided that the Equella repository will be decommissioned in November 2014. From the 18th December 2013, university staff (with the exception of the library) will not be able to contribute items into Equella. Existing items in Equella … Continued
Overnight there was a problem with the Aston’s internet connection. This appears to have affected logins for any system that is hosted externally to the University which includes Blackboard. To login to Blackboard please login to MAP first at http://aston.ac.uk/map … Continued
When sending an announcement email or an email through the system with the new web text editor, the message received is double-spaced and isn’t formatted as it appeared in the web text editor before sending.
When sending an announcement email or an email through the system with the new web text editor, the message received is double-spaced and isn’t formatted as it appeared in the web text editor before sending. The email is still readable, … Continued
We have now added a tutorial that covers the new inline grading feature. This feature allows you to mark text based files in the web browser and give contextulised feedback to students. Check the Inline Grading For Assignments tutorial for … Continued
I have written up a new tutorial regarding how to work off-line with the Grade Centre called Uploading or Downloading Grade Centre Items for Working Offline. This is not a comprehensive tutorial about every way in which the feature can … Continued
Blackboard is currently experiencing performance issues. The Blackboard managed hosting team are aware and are working to correct this as soon as possible.